BESIG – if you happen to be there..

I’m presenting at BESIG in Prague in November. If you’re there, come and say hi! Session K2 11.45 – 12.30 Sunday Nov 10th Title: Using our learners’ authentic documents to design English language style guides Despite our learners writing the same English documents at work repeatedly, (e.g. technical specifications, contracts, etc.) they often make the […]

BESIG Online – free sessions from the conference

If you are not heading to Prague for the BESIG (the IATEFL Business English Special Interest Group) conference in November – you can go online and watch some of the sessions for free. My top picks are: Saturday, 9 November 2013. 11.00-12.30 Nathan Wale and Kate Baade – Training on Trial – establishing a clear […]

What I’ve learnt one year on

This month I have an anniversary – one year of blogging, one year of presenting, one year of writing articles, and a year writing a book. After 44 posts, 7 presentations, numerous articles and a book about to be sent to the editor, I have come to the following conclusions which I’d like to share. […]

ESP Conference ULM – October 4th / 5th 2013

I spent two days at the ESP conference in Ulm (Germany) the other week, presenting and of course getting some PD in for myself. Here are the best bits and pieces from the conference. Session – Games to try with technical English learners – Claire Hart Claire Hart always has creative ideas for teaching technical […]